Market: Mexico

FEMSA makes Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican drinks group FEMSA make Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap, part of a 1.2 billion euro (US$1.4 billion) notes offering.

05 May 2021

Register for Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico

High-profile private practice lawyers, the director of sustainability and responsible investment at Grupo Financiero Banorte and the CEO of Mexico’s BIVA stock exchange will appear at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

04 May 2021

Baker McKenzie hires from Nader Hayaux in Mexico

Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has strengthened its transactional offering by hiring a partner from local firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel.

30 April 2021

Mexico’s Metalsa makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Metalsa has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City to make a US$300 million sustainability-linked debt tap.

30 April 2021

Mexican enforcer asks Supreme Court to thwart energy bill

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog has filed a complaint to the Supreme Court opposing a government reform bill that aims to strengthen the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would be bad for competition.

29 April 2021

Mexican tortilla maker wraps up US$200 million loan

Galicia Abogados in Mexico City has helped Bank of Nova Scotia and the local branch of Bank of America lend US$200 million to Mexico’s Gruma, the largest corn flour and tortilla maker in the world.

22 April 2021

Greenberg Traurig nabs LatAm-focused disputes partner from Holland & Knight

Greenberg Traurig LLP has strengthened its trial and litigation offering in Miami by hiring a Latin America-focused partner from US law firm Holland & Knight LLP.

21 April 2021

Familiar firms return for Fibra UNO debt issuance

Holland & Knight in New York and Mexico City has helped Fibra UNO, Mexico’s largest real estate investment trust, issue US$300 million worth of notes.

21 April 2021

Fast-food chain pays off debt in Central America and Mexico

Arias’ offices in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama have helped Mexican fast-food chain operator Premium Restaurant Brands (PRB) obtain a US$167 million financing from a syndicate of Mexican and Central American banks and cancel its existing debt with Goldman Sachs.

20 April 2021

Univision and Televisa form largest Spanish-language media group

A slew of international and Mexican law firms has helped US broadcasting network Univision and Mexico’s Televisa in a US$4.8 billion merger to create the world’s largest Spanish-language media company, backed by Google, Japan’s SoftBank and US investor The Raine Group.

19 April 2021

Get unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content